BSc in Mechanical Engineering

General

Program Description

Overview

The mission of the Benedictine College School of Engineering is to provide a multidisciplinary engineering undergraduate education built on an authentically Catholic liberal arts foundation. Graduates of the program will be professionals who are excellent problem solvers, committed to the highest ethical standards and proficient communicators. They will understand the role of engineering as a profession and their duty, as engineers, to promote the common good of society.

Degree Objectives

  • Balanced & Responsible: Graduates will maintain a balanced lifestyle pursuing what is good, true, and beautiful. As they live out their vocation, they will contribute significantly to personal, family, workplace, community, and church endeavors.
  • Competent & Creative: Graduates will demonstrate technical knowledge and expertise in their profession and will innovate beyond the state of the art.
  • Communicate & Lead: Graduates will demonstrate interpersonal and professional skills so as to effectively lead teams and projects of substantial size.

Career Opportunities

  • The median annual wage for mechanical engineers was $84,190 in May 2016.
  • Employment of mechanical engineers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, as fast as the average for all occupations. Job prospects may be best for those who stay abreast of the most recent advances in technology.

Suggested Sequence of Courses

Freshmen Year

ENGR-1200 Introduction to Engineering 2
PHYS-2100 Classical Physics I 4
PHYS-2101 Classical Physics I Lab 0
CHEM-1200 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM-1201 General Chemistry Lab 1
MATH-1300 Calculus I 4
GNST-1000 BC Experience 1
EXSC Fitness Course 1
Total 16

ENGR-1100 Technical Drawing 2
ENGR-1220 Intro to Engineering Design Lab 1
MATH-1350 Calculus II 4
PHYS-2110 Classical Physics II 4
PHYS-2111 Classical Physics II Lab 0
ENGL-1010 English Composition 3
THEO-1100 Introduction to Theology 3
Total 17

Sophomore Year

ENGR-2000 Computer App in Engineering 2
ENGR-2300 Statics 3
ENGR-3500 Materials Science 3
MATH-2300 Calculus III 4
PHIL-1750 Principles of Nature 3
EXSC-1115 Wellness for Life 1
Total 16

ENGR-2310 Dynamics 3
ENGR-2320 Mechanics of Materials 3
MATH-3100 Differential Equations 3
ENGR-3250 Thermodynamics 3
MENG-3180 Manufacturing Processes Lab 1
THEO-2000 Christian Moral Life 3
Total 16

Junior Year

MENG-3220 Design of Machinery 3
ENGR-3300 Fluid Mechanics 3
ENGR-3400 Engineering Lab I 2
PHIL-3250 Ethics 3
Historical Foundation 3
EENG-2060 Circuit Analysis 3
EENG-3060 Circuits Laboratory I 1
Total 18

MENG-3240 Junior Design 2
ENGR-3600 Heat and Mass Transfer 3
ENGR-3150 Statistical Data Analysis 4
MENG-4240 System Dynamics & Control 3
ME Elective 3
Total 15

Senior Year

MENG-4600 Mechanical Engineering Design I 3
ENGR-3170 Engineering Economy & Society 3
ENGR Elective 3
MENG-4730 Mechanical Measurements Lab 2
Foreign Language 4
MENG-4700 Mechanical Engineering Seminar 1
Total 16

MENG-4610 Mechanical Engineering Design II 3
ME Elective 3
ME Elective 3
Foreign Language 4
ENGR-3410 Engineering Lab II 2
Total 15

Ninth Semester

Aesthetic Experience 1
ME Elective 3
ENGR-SRCOMP Senior Comp Examination cr
Aesthetic Experience 3
Philosophical Inquiry 3
Historical Foundation 3
Faith 3
Total 18

Total Program Credits: 152

Last updated June 2019

About the School

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Heir to the 1500 years of Benedictine dedication to learning, Benedictine College’s mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Read less